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Mar 3, 2011 4:25am EST
come through during the day yesterday and that brought us some clouds and blustery conditions. clear skies out to the west so plenty of sunshine expected. sunshine but cold today, wind out of the north at five to 10. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a toddler is in rite -- critical condition after a fire last night. a 4-year-old boy was critically hurt. the woman who officials believe tried to save him was badly burned. >>> protests by a kansas church outside military funerals may be painful to the grieving families but the protests are protected by the first amendment. the court sided with the westboro baptist church. >>> some students at the university of the district of columbia are planning a rally on friday, furious with their school president alan sees om following a fox 5 investigation about his spending and missing documentation to travel. sessoms says he is required to travel to help udc maintain accreditation. he told the "washington post" he needs to fly first class because of leg problems. so far, he has refused to talk with fox 5. >>> the nfl and players union union will
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Mar 14, 2011 4:25am EDT
off to the north and that will keep us drier today. 39 in frederick. 39 at patuxent naval air station. 41 in ocean city. cooler than yesterday, 52 the daytime high. more details on the forecast in about three minutes. back to you. >> thank you, tucker. >>> the devastation in japan continues. another hydrogen explosion at a nuclear plant injured 11 workers but officials say the reactor is still intact. the death toll is now over 10,000 people. the central bank is pumping nearly $200 billion into the market but the to go i don't stock exchange still plunged 6%. here at home, the disaster in japan was a big issue on the sunday talk shows. melanie alnwick has a round-up for us. >> reporter: japan's u.s. ambassador and on meet the press. >> we have to take quick action. we have to take a most cautious attitude and also we have to mobilize all our forces. these are the principles in meeting with these great challenges that we are face. >> reporter: a nuclear security expert told chris wallace. worst case scenario is a full meltdown of multiple reactors. >> they spew radioactivity into the g
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 4:25am EDT
>>> good morning, everyone. thank you 4th of july thank you for joining us on this friday, march 18th. i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. tucker barnes is off. but gwen is in, it should be a beautiful friday. >> we are starting the weekend off on a great note. we have a really nice day ahead. our satellite-radar composite, a few clouds over the course of this morning, right now in some of our areas, but overall not bad at all. we have a nice ridge of high pressure influencing us to the south. we have a front to the west, that will impact us later in the forecast period. yesterday's highs eight to 11 degrees warmer than we should have been. 64 at national airport, 65 at dulles, the same at baltimore. this morning as we start out, our current temperatures 49 at d.c., 52 at dulles, 48 in baltimore and 56 to the west at winchester, 48 in martinsburg. the winds are calm, but they will pick up later into the course of this afternoon. it will be breezy. today, sunny, pleasant, 76 degrees. i love spring. back to you. >>> thank you. we'll check in with you in a bit. first now
FOX
Mar 2, 2011 4:25am EST
start today. thank you for joining us for fox 5 morning news. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is in with our forecast for today. >> cold right now but we'll be nice and mild this afternoon with highs about 10 degrees warmer than what we had yesterday. bring along a jacket and you can shed it and it will feel like early spring. we are looking at temperatures in the 30s. the exception, ocean city at 40 degrees. frederick, 32. fredericksburg, 35. hagerstown, 35 degrees as well. satellite-radar, not much happening. there you go, a little bit of cloudiness off the carolina coast and a few more clouds out towards chicago. that is the leading edge of cooler air that will get in here tonight. today, we'll be warmer and a big cooldown for tomorrow. for today, sunshine returns, mild afternoon, 59 degrees your daytime high and it is about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. it should feel pretty good out there. >> not bad. thank you. >>> d.c.'s mayor and city council are demanding answers about spending being done by the university of the district of columbia's president. earlier this week, fox 5 exposed
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Mar 10, 2011 4:25am EST
virginia, that is the actual cold front. when that gets here this afternoon, that could give us some thunderstorms. we have another 12 to 18 hours before this whole system will wind down. the rain will continue to fall for the next several hours. 49 at reagan national. 50 at ocean city. i'll have more coming up in a minute. >> thank you so much. >>> d.c. mayor vince gray has retained a big-time lawyer to advise him on the brewing sulaimon brown scandal. bob bennett is the same lawyer who defended former president bill clinton in the monica lewinsky affair. >>> in maryland, the house of delegates has moved one step closer to approving a bill which would recognize same-sex marriage. the house advanced that legislation on a voice vote. a final vote is expected tomorrow. >>> fox 5 is continuing to monitor metro this morning with word of a disturbing report about fire safety. an internal report says for a fire broke out in one of metro's tunnel, there might not be enough water pressure to put the fire out. we get the latest from audrey barnes. >> reporter: rescue squad one is within block
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Mar 17, 2011 4:25am EDT
lines. meanwhile, the state department is going to evacuate u.s. citizens out of japan. the u.s. is telling all americans within 50 miles of that plant to move. >>> now to a developing story this morning. an explosion outside of a home in potomac. this happened in the 9200 block of inglewood drive. shortly after 9:00 p.m., a hazardous material unit was called to the scene because an unusual odor that was reported. the incident is under investigation still. >>> some other top stories, a major shakeup in the gray administration. major gray asked for and received the resignation of the chief of staff, gerri hall. she is widely blamed for the administration's missteps during the first two months in office that includes the hiring of political appointees children and giving higher than legal salaries to them. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is leaving her post in 2012 even if president obama wins a second term. she told reporters in cairo she is also not interested in being president, vice president, or defense secretary. >>> now back to the disaster in japan. many americans y
FOX
Mar 1, 2011 4:25am EST
air moving in overnight. the frontal system that brought us the clouds and rain showers and the threat of thunderstorms and tornadoes yesterday well off the coast. you can see it east of ocean city and the rain showers with it. we are looking at clear skies. that is allowing a lot of cooling to take place. we have temperatures generally in the 0s -- in the 20s and 30s right now. it will feel cooler around here today than it did yesterday. mostly sunny skies, cooler than yesterday. 60degrees your daytime high. we'll look at the temperatures in just a minute. >> thank you. >>> controversy is brewing over the district's suvs. today, councilmember jack evans plans to use legislation that all leased vehicles except the mayor's vehicle must be approved by the council. this comes after a report by tommy wells that shows 42 suvs may be illegal. >>> police are investigating a brutal beating at the suitland metro station. a man stepped into help. he pulled out his cell phone and called 911. he says he lost two of his front teeth in an attack. >>> only four days for congress to stop a government
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Mar 21, 2011 4:25am EDT
on this morning. about for us, mainly some shower activity and maybe a little bit of a break later during the morning, early afternoon and more rain and possibly thunderstorms. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region if we can get it to work. right now, current temperature in washington is 45 degrees. 45 in the district. 43 in gaithersburg. annapolis at 46 degrees. 45 in winchester. your forecast for today, overcast with rain, gusty winds, maybe some isolated thunderstorms this afternoon, high today will be in the mid and perhaps even the upper 60s. the wind later on could gust up to 25 to 30 miles per hour. more coming up in a little bit. >> thank you. >>> another night of air strikes offer libya. in the capital, ghadafi forces fired heavy anti-aircraft into the air. one of the missile targets was one of ghadafi's compounds but coalition leaders insist the leader is not a target. good aftery did declare another cease-fire last night but the rebels say they don't believe it. >>> police are speaking out about what may have led to a murder inside a bethesda clothing
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Mar 31, 2011 4:25am EDT
will join us live coverage from nationals park beginning in our 6:00 hour. >>> in libya, rebels helped rescue a pilot from a downed plane. the foreign minister has defected and is now in london this morning. >>> former d.c. schools chancellor michelle rhee and nathan saunders says test tampering may have taken place at some schools. kaya henderson says she is confident in the agency's findings. d.c.'s inspector general is investigating the entire matter. >>> police say the murder of a pizza delivery man may have been ambush. authorities believe three men phoned into the order and stole $13 from bennett. bennett was shot and killed sunday night in seat pleasant. >>> president obama is laying out his energy plan t includes reducing u.s. alliance on foreign oils and boosting energy production domestically. jennifer davis has the details. >> we cannot keep going from shock when gas prices go up to trance when they go back down. >> reporter: the president says nuclear power needs to be part of the solution. he has ordered a safety review of all u.s. facilities. he lashed out at critics blam
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Mar 22, 2011 4:25am EDT
the performers paying tribute to former president george h. w. bush sit with the other three living former u.s. presidents, a kennedy center tribute to the man and his mantra. >> we are all so wrapped up in the things that we do in our daily lives but helping your fellow man, that is what we're here for. >> reporter: on this night honoring the 41st president of the united states. >> it really is something that defines george bush is service to others. he always said a life without service to others is not a complete life. >> he truly does walk the walk that he talks. he is a volunteer. he is a leader and a global citizen and most of all a family man. >> his eldest son george w. is also now a former president joined by his siblings to honor the bush family patriarch. >> in these days, he is getting honored a lot which gives me a sense of melancholy a little bit because he is 86 and people are realizing this may be the last chance to pay tribute to him but my guess is he will be doing great stuff for a long while. >> ladies and gentlemen. >> the former president talked about individual lives of
FOX
Mar 24, 2011 4:25am EDT
in northern virginia. u.s. immigration and customs enforcement arrested a total of 163 people during a three-day operation. 10 were here illegally. three had already been deported and came back to the u.s. illegally and saturday were considered fugitives. many all have criminal histories including rape and robbery. this is part of a recent enforcement effort targeting criminal aliens. >> we're trying to arrest and remove people from our communities who are committing crimes. if you don't, the statistics suggest, if they stay in our communities long enough and if you're a committed criminal offender, you will commit another crime. you do the math and you'll see. >> some are being criminally prosecuted. those who are not will be processed and deported. >>> we're following many developments in the middle east this morning and the disaster in japan. coming up next, we are getting word of workers injured at japan's crippled nuclear power plant. plus growing fears about radiation now leading to some food rationing. >>> we are remembering elizabeth taylor. the time now is 4:36. we'll be right back.
FOX
Mar 4, 2011 4:25am EST
and agents. dave ross will be here coming up and he will join us with how he thinks this will all shake out. >>> to another sports win now and a win for the capitals. the caps scored to tie it with the st. louis blues and in the third, jason arnett gets his first goal. that is your game winner. caps win this one 3-26789. >>> the nationals fell to the cardinals yesterday, 7-5. plenty ahead this morning. we'll take a look at your weather, your traffic and all your top stories. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 begins now. we get you started with a live look at our nation's capital. it is cold out there this morning so when you step outside, you will say i need that coat. tucker is in with our forecast. >> good morning. you're going to say brrr, i need that coat. temperatures generally at or below freezing as you start your morning. unlike yesterday, today, upper 40s to about 50 so it will feel better. a lot of clouds around. >> setting us up for some rain. >> you have been looking into the crystal ball, gurvir. >> i have been. >> i'll show you the rain on the way. it will be more of a saturday night
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 4:25am EST
'm gurvir dhindsa. thank you for joining us for fox 5 morning news. we want to get a check on our other big story and that is the weather. we had that rain that just stayed with us all through the day and even into the overnight hours. tuck? >> you got it. it is all out of here and we are looking at all of this big spin pulling that out. generally speaking, the worst is over for today. could be a few pore scattered showers but generally, the worst is over. 47 in ocean city. our highs later this afternoon, a little cooler than yesterday, still not bad. the possibility of an afternoon shower. 54degrees your daytime high. more details on the forecast in a minute. >> thank you. >>> make sure to leave plenty of time to get around today. tucker was talking about the rain overnight and some of those showers sticking with us. there is standing water along many roads from all the rain. canal road is still shut down following yesterday's mudslide that sent debris on to the road. there were also problems of high water on beach drive. soy a former campaign aide has fired a-- >>> a former campaign aide
FOX
Mar 7, 2011 4:25am EST
. we want to thank you for getting up early with us for fox 5 morning news. i'm gurvir dhindsa. so, what can we expect today? let's get straight over to tucker for a look at the weather. look, when i was driving down my country road and saw that snow, i think what happened overnight? >> i think that often. we do have a lot of wind around left over from yesterday. let's show you the satellite- radar. we had a band of snow move through during the course of the late afternoon and evening hours west to east. there you go. out of here, you can see them pushing up into central and northern pennsylvania. the snow shower activity and all that rain we had around here yesterday out of here. check out the cold temperatures filtering, 33 at reagan national. 32 in hagerstown. it will be windy today, gusting to 35 miles per hour so a blustery morning particularly. >> typical march. thank you. >>> we want to take a look at our top stories now. former city employee sulaimon brown says d.c. mayor vince gray paid him to help gray win the election. tbrown -- brown described how the deal went down. >>
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Mar 8, 2011 4:25am EST
dominion in the caa finals. stay with us. we have much more straight ahead. we'll take a look at your weather, your traffic and all your top stories as fox 5 morning news at 4:30 begins now. >>> good morning to you. it is tuesday morning, march 8th, 2011. there is a live look at the lincoln memorial to get you started today. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker, as always, is in with the forecast. >> is that a good thing that i'm always? >> i think that is a good thing. we love having you in. >> mid-30s here in the city, seasonably cold and today will be a nice day. a few more clouds than yesterday but less wind. let's get to the numbers. we've got a lot to talk about. we've got more run on the way and the potential for a lot of rain. >> okay. that's not good. >> you're right. in fact, before a floodwatch. 35degrees at reagan national. the winds are light. pressure way on up. let's go to the radar. very quiet weather here. we've get clear skies. out to the west, not much happening until you get out in western kentucky and there you go, into eastern missouri. that is th
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 4:25am EDT
showers. they will be with us through the morning hours. all of us under the threat for a little shower activity. bigger picture and you can see, not too far away, we have snow flying just to our north. plenty of cool air to the north and plenty of warm air to the south. that means the potential for some thunderstorms later today. we've got the threat for some showers and thunderstorms remaining throughout the day today. 47 at reagan national. 51 at fredericksburg. 41 in hagerstown. showers and thunderstorms likely. won't be raining all day today but we'll have some showers this morning and then again this afternoon the possibility of some thunderstorms. back to you. >> thank you. >>> montgomery county police say we could learn as soon as today if two murder cases in olney are related. an initial report on the forensic evidence is expected today. 81-year-old nazir ahmed was found shot to death on friday inside his home on olney mill road o monday, a mile and a half away, someone shot and killed punyasra gedara on north high street. >>> we have new developments out of japan. officials in
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 4:25am EDT
barack obama strongly defended the u.s. military action in libya last night in a prime time address from the national defense university in the district. the president said the united states intervened in libya to stop the slaughter of civilians. >> we were faced with the prospect of violence on a horrific scale. we had a unique ability to stop that violence. an international mandate for action, a broad coalation prepared to join us, the support of arab countries and a plea for help from the libyan people themselves. we also had the ability to stop ghadafi's forces in their tracks without putting american troops on the ground. >> the president also said nato will be taking over command of the air operations tomorrow. >>> three small children are in protective services after they were locked inside a room in this virginia home. prince william county police charged 26-year-old christina moore and her 33-year-old boyfriend, john robey with using drywall to prevent ages four, two and just two months old from leaving the room. the 4-month-old was able to get out and go for help. police say th
FOX
Mar 25, 2011 4:25am EDT
over the u.s. capitol dome this morning. you'll sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's check in with tucker barnes. you still have time to change your forecast because i'm hoping it is still not going to be cold this weekend. >> not much we can do about that one. it is cold out there. bring along a jacket as temperatures have fallen back below freezing across much of the area. should be some sunshine for a change as you head out the door. we are looking at a relatively quiet forecast today. there will be some clouds around. it will be cool, as mentioned. temperatures generally below freezing right now and as we get into the afternoon hours, we'll top out in the upper 40s. 4 in the city but look at the 20s. 5 in frederick, 28 in hagerstown this morning. -- 25 in frederick, 28 in hagerstown this morning. winds will be out of the west and northwest at about five to 10 miles per hour. interesting forecast for the weekend. detail on that in just a minute. >> thank you. >>> now to today's top stories. there is an amber alert in effect this morning for two children in northe
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 4:25am EDT
of the radiation from japan has traveled to the west coast of the u.s. and very trace amounts in our region including maryland. we have more in this report. >> reporter: airborne radioactive materials were first detected on the west coast. now, an even more dilute amount appears to be moving cross- country. health officials here say no reason to pan you can. >> there is for reason for alarm. there is no public health concern. what has been reported are trace levels of radioactive material in the air around the country and we did detect very, very, very small levels in the air in maryland. >> reporter: those trace amounts were routinely picked up by the air monitoring sensors near two facilities. but he says it was not enough to pose a risk. >> much, much less than and x- ray. in california, a few days ago, they reported that the amount was less than 1/10 of what you would get from flying from chicago to los angeles. and what we found in maryland was a lot less than what they saw in california. >> reporter: maryland has one of only 10 labs in the country that can test for radiation in food,
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 4:25am EDT
there is no need for the pills and certainly no need to use them right now. >> i think it is a little ridiculous. people need to mellow out. >> i think people like to buy into various scares for various voans. >> reporter: premier sat down with station kdka in pittsburgh. >> i've been assured that any nuclear release dissipates even by the time it gets to hawaii much less to the mainland of the united states. >> reporter: some say the drug could cause hyperthyroidism causing sudden weight loss, a rapid or irregular heart beat, sweating, nervousness or irritability. in new york, ainsley earhart, fox news. >>> good morning. we are taking a live look over washington, d.c. this morning. there is a little bit of fog out there this morning. i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get a check of the weather with tucker barnes again. it is a little bit messy out there this morning and we expected that but you think the rains have moved out of here? >> we're pretty much done. not a whole lot of rain but enough to soak the roadways and slow your commute. i'm show you the activity is to th
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 4:25am EDT
it gets through here, we'll have sufficient cloud cover that it is not really going to warm us up a whole lot. i think highs today, as mentioned, upper 40s and low others. there is the bigger picture. you can see the whole system spinning out to the west. more numerous showers arrive later this afternoon. we could see maybe 1/2 inch of rain. then the warm are air will get in here. >> how much warmer are we talk something. >> we're talking mid-70s towards the end of the week. not right now, right now, we're at 38. your pressure is way up, keeping us dry. the clouds will move in. a few sunny breaks early and then becoming cloudy with a chance of late-day rain. better chance we'll see the rain tonight. it will be getting close by about 5:00 p.m. great time for the afternoon commute. >>> new this morning, a horrific two-car crash in northeast d.c. this just happened after midnight in the 4300 block of eastern avenue. one witness said he heard a loud close moments after seeing one of the vehicles race by where he was parked. three people were taken to a local hospital. amazingly, they are all
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Mar 30, 2011 4:25am EDT
that in about 25 minutes. >>> plus, later this morning in our 9:00 hour, paul wagner will join us love -- live in the studio to share more thoughts on that interview. >>> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts right now. >>> taking a live look now at the capital wednesday, march 30th, 2011, 4:30. good morn, everyone. i'm maureen umeh. welcome to fox 5 morning news. you talked about rain later this morning. >> weather is officially skidding downhill from here. clouds are moving in. we'll have rain in the forecast. pretty good rained around here during the afternoon and evening hours. it will be very cool too. the bright spot in this forecast is it won't be raining generally for the morning commute. >> always want to look at the bright side. >> it will be sunny again on sunday. >> yay! >> take a look at the shower activity. we are starting to get light showers down towards richmond and plenty of rain back into southwest portions of virginia and tennessee. you can see this will drag a lot of rain across the mid- atlantic. cloudy day today, very cool day with high temperatures, we're pretty much lookin
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